Tag Archives: Rockwood

Red Cross Blood Drive in Rockwood on Tuesday, March 28th

Red Cross needs your help! Right now they only have 13 scheduled appointments out of 56 slots for Tuesday’s (March 28th) scheduled blood drive at the Rockwood Community Center. TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2023Rockwood Community Center710 N. Chamberlain Ave.Rockwood, TN 3785410:00 AM to 4:00 PM ESTRoom 1 To sign up, you …

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Truck Loses Trailer on I-40 West Friday Night

Late Friday night just before midnight a tractor trailer westbound on Interstate 40 near the top of Rockwood Mountain, around the 341-mile marker, suddenly lost its trailer loaded with yogurt. According to Tennessee highway patrolman Alexander Evans, whom we spoke with, the tractor trailer was the only vehicle involved and …

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Rockwood Police Involved in Pursuit Saturday One Arrested

A Rockwood Police Department report states that just before 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Rockwood police officer Sergeant Kendall Mitchell received a call of a suspicious vehicle parked in the alley around 513 North Kingston Avenue. When Mitchell arrived at the scene, which is noted for illegal drug activity, the vehicle parked …

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RETIRED ROCKWOOD FIRE CHIEF MIKE WERTZ PASSES AWAY

Retired Fire Chief Mike Wertz has passed away. The Rockwood Fire Department stated that Mike left an impression on every firefighter that passed through. He trained many firefighters in Roane County and other departments and was a long-time instructor with the State Fire Academy, a Hazmat expert, an Air Force …

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Follow-Up from Tuesday car vs. pole Crash in Rockwood

We now have the report from the highway patrol from Tuesday’s single vehicle accident on Post Oak Valley Road which took out a power pole and resulted in several hundred residents being without power. The outage affected Joiner Hollow and Webster subdivisions. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report, just …

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Man Found Dead in Yard in Rockwood

Rockwood police along with medical personnel were sent to the 600 block of North Wilder Avenue around 10:30 last night where a person was in a yard unconscious. After police arrived the investigation determined that the person had died. The medical examiner was called to the scene and then Rescue …

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Fires being battled again on Rockwood Mountain

(Photo by Peyton Vitatoe on Twitter) The State of Tennessee Forestry Division remains on the scene of the active fire on Rockwood Mountain as of 8 AM. Local fire crews have been on the scene since late last night assisting in the efforts. They are currently dealing with two separate …

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Election Results – November 8, 2022

Members of the Kingston City Council check out the Results of the Kingston City Election The November Election had a larger than expected turnout in many locations, with Roane County having a 43% voter turnout (15,967 voters out of 36,795 registered voters) compared to only a 27% turnout in August. …

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